Note: This essay was first published by Public Orthodoxy, a blog of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center at Fordham University, on March 7, 2016. RepublishedRead more
In a few hours we will sing the final Alleluia before Lent in Innsbruck.Read more
A new ecumenical website with helpful search filters for accessing resources for preaching and preparing liturgiesRead more
I wonder why the name changed from “Mass to St. Charles” to “Community Mass.”Read more
“The historical tradition is very complex.”Read more
Five deaconesses consecrated.Read more
What does dust have to do with the sacramental world of the liturgy? Maybe science can tell us.
If scientific language feels irreverent and laughable in our prayer, it might be because it isn’t our native language as it is the scientists of the Vatican Observatory. But then we have a problem….
“Sacred song is one of the most social aspects of religious practice. But it is also an intimate embodied experience.”Read more
Last fall, I offered a reflection on anointing of the sick. Here, I follow up with some additional reflection on anointing in a secularized society characterized by consumerism.Read more